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Tottenham Hot Spurs Stadium

Tottenham Hotspur shortlists four contractors for stadium

27 Feb 15

Exclusive: Sir Robert McAlpine, Bouygues, Balfour Beatty and Laing O’Rourke await tender process for £400m scheme

Andrew Stunell

Ex building regs minister attacks 'sad' DECs policy

27 Feb 15

Andrew Stunell MP hits out at Eric Pickles’ decision to consult on reducing DECs usage

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Data

Leading construction activity indicator

Tracker: January 2015

4 Mar 15

The construction activity index holds steady for the month at 62 points, meanwhile the majority of the regional indices feel an increase in activity

Cost update indices 270215

Cost update Q4 2014

27 Feb 15

Construction output rose 5.5% over 2014, but construction materials and consumer price inflation have both slowed.

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Features

50 sustainability stars 2015

50 sustainability stars 2015: Great expectations

27 February 2015

On the eve of this year’s Ecobuild event, Building asks the cream of construction’s young sustainability talent how they think this government has done on the environment - and what they’re hoping for from the next one

Hansom

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Hansom: It's a size thing

27 Feb 15

News from contracting’s big beasts, an estate agent’s imaginative reworking of geography, Washington is taken down a peg or two (as is a former RIBA president) - plus, it’s true, our readers really are getting younger

Project news

The Pinnacle

Deal done: Lipton Rogers inks Pinnacle rescue deal

19 Feb 15

Exclusive: Sir Stuart Lipton’s team seals deal to take over mothballed tower

The Pinnacle

Lipton Rogers on verge of Pinnacle rescue deal

16 Feb 15

Sir Stuart Lipton’s team closes in on taking over mothballed tower

Sketch of the week

Kingston Gala sketch

Sketch of the week: Kingston Gala

27 Feb 15

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Stephen Willmore, associate director at Assael Architecture.

Torch skyscraper in Dubai

Image of the week: Torch building fire

27 Feb 15

Hundreds evacuated from Torch skyscraper in Dubai after fire broke out across higher storeys

Leader

Joey Gardiner

Are greens good for you?

27 Feb 15

Those promoting sustainability have to get better at putting the case that investing in green construction can boost growth

Analysis

Victorian terrace

Behind the hype: Sustainable new homes

26 Feb 15

New research is casting further doubt on long-held claims that a new-build property is necessarily cheaper to run than a refurbished Victorian home

From the archive

Winging it

This week in 2010

27 Feb 15

Building meets former British ski jumper turned construction worker ‘Eddie the Eagle’

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